Saturday, January 6, 2018

Weekend Roundup

  •  Congratulations to Richard Boast, a legal historian of land law and Maori-Pakeha relations at the Victoria University Wellington, upon being named "an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in this year's New Year Honours."  H/t: NZ Herald 
  • We liked this appreciation of Brian Tierney, Cornell University, by a former doctoral student.
  • Lyman Johnson reviews Michelle A. McKinley's Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700, on H-Law.
  • Proposals for the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association are due January 16, 2018.
  • ICYMI: “Wyoming Supreme Court exhibit to highlight successes of women in the law” (Wyoming Tribune Eagle);  Also: two new historical entires on law school websites: Richard Chapman Weldon (1849–1925) at Dalhousie; some historical highlights at Columbia Law.
  Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.